SHAH ALAM, 5 May 2015 – Carlsberg Golf Classic (CGC), the biggest and longest running amateur golf series in Malaysia, is back for its 22nd instalment with a total of more than RM3 million worth of prizes awaiting participating golfers.
The six-month long tournament will see the country’s top amateurs battling out at 40 preliminary legs competitively, all for their passion for golf and beer of golf – Carlsberg. More than RM70,000 worth of prizes, including four Hole-in-One prizes that covers a 80” Sharp LED TV, a Titoni timepiece, Liberty Golf Travel to Cambodia and a year’s supply of Carlsberg are arranged for every preliminary legs, while at the National Finals, there’ll be also four Hole-in-One prizes and four sure-win prizes that have a combined value of over RM500,000, including two cars from Mercedes Benz Malaysia – the C250 and C200, a Sharp 80” LED TV plus a Titoni timepiece, an Ogawa premium massage chair plus a trip to the British Open 2016 with golfing rounds and hospitality.
Participating golfers this year will top their donation to make a difference to the society via the J.C. Jacobsen Foundation, the charity outreach of Carlsberg Malaysia. Proceeds raised form the participation fees of RM50 each golfer will be channelled to support the local education development, environment conservation and other humanitarian causes.
“CGC has indeed come a long way since its inception in 1988 with only one leg and now it has grown to 40 legs across the country, giving opportunities for aspiring amateur golfers to step up their game. This year, golfers would also make a difference with their involvement as part of the participation fees would go towards J.C. Jacobsen Foundation for its initiatives towards education, environment and humanitarian,” said Henrik Juel Andersen, Managing Director of Carlsberg Malaysia.
The success of the tournament is thanks to the support of our long-standing partners. The partners of Carlsberg Golf Classic 2015 include Mercedes Benz Malaysia, Sharp, Titoni, Liberty Golf Travel, Ogawa, FJ, TaylorMade, Dalmore, Pargolf, Loreal Professional, Munchy’s, Gatorade and Sunplay.
Amongst the 40 preliminary legs, 14 legs will take place in Klang Valley, 16 down south, five up north, four in Sabah and one in Sarawak. The first leg of the tournament will begin on 14 June while the last leg is scheduled on 15 November. The National Final will be held towards the end of 2015 and promises yet another high competitive golf competing for the ultimate Net and Gross National Final champion.
For more information on CGC, please visit to www.carlsbergmalaysia.com.my